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2018 Year-End CEQA Round-Up
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • December 11 2018

Senate Bill 35, more colloquially known as “SB 35,” was signed into law by Governor Brown on September 29, 2017. While somewhat byzantine in its


“More HOMES Act” Introduced to Facilitate Housing Near Existing Public Transportation and Job-Rich Communities
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • December 6 2018

California State Senator Scott Wiener is taking another whack at seriously addressing the State’s housing supply crisis with a bill that would create


CEQA Plaintiff’s Failure To Appeal Incorrectly Labeled “Interlocutory” Decision Granting Peremptory Writ Barred Appellate Review Of Decision On Later Appeal From Post-Judgment Order Erroneously Labeled “Final Judgment”
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • December 3 2018

In a partially published 40-page opinion filed on November 26, 2018, the Sixth District Court of Appeal affirmed the trial court’s post-judgment


Second General Plan Consistency Challenge to Re-Approval of Wal-Mart Expansion Project Fails on Procedural Grounds
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • November 30 2018

On September 26, 2018, the First District Court of Appeal partially published Atwell v. City of Rohnert Park, __ Cal.App.5th __ (2018) (Case Nos


Third District Holds Plumas County General Plan Update EIR Complies With CEQA And Update’s Compatible Use Determinations Do Not Violate Timberland Act
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • November 27 2018

In an opinion filed October 19, and later ordered published on November 15, 2018, the Third District Court of Appeal affirmed a judgment upholding


Fourth District Holds Addendum Process Authorized By CEQA, No New Findings Required
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • November 5 2018

The Fourth District Court of Appeal (Div. 1) held in a published opinion filed October 24, 2018, that CEQA Guidelines 15164 validly establishes an


Court Rules in Favor of Coastal Commission and City in Constitutional Challenge to Land Use Plan Amendments
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • October 29 2018

On October 17, 2018, in Beach and Bluff Conservancy v. City of Solana Beach, __ Cal.App.5th __ (2018) (Case No. D072304), the Fourth District Court


2018 CEQA Fall Update: Recent Legislative, Judicial, And Other Developments
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • October 24 2018

Under AB 2923, BART now has limited land use regulation authority on its own lands near its stations. BART is required to adopt Transit-Oriented


Court Denies NIMBY Challenge to West Los Angeles Mixed-Use Project
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • October 9 2018

On October 1, 2018, in Westsiders Opposed to Overdevelopment v. City of Los Angeles, __ Cal.App.5th __ (2018) (Case No. B285458), the Second District


Fourth District Holds San Diego County’s Threshold of Significance for Evaluating GHG Impacts Violates CEQA And Prior Writ
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • October 8 2018

In a published opinion filed in consolidated appeals on September 28, 2018, the Fourth District Court of Appeal (Div. 1) affirmed the trial court’s